About Allison Freeland

Allie Freeland is the Editor-in-Chief of CollegeOnline.org. She has been a professional writer for a decade and received her bachelor's degree in Journalism from the University of Minnesota. She brings a wealth of information about higher education, online degrees, college life, and career advice. Follow her on G+.

Find more about me on:

Here are my most recent posts

About Allison Freeland

Allie Freeland is the Editor-in-Chief of CollegeOnline.org. She has been a professional writer for a decade and received her bachelor's degree in Journalism from the University of Minnesota. She brings a wealth of information about higher education, online degrees, college life, and career advice. Follow her on G+.

Back-to-School Checklist: What to Pack for College

College students across the country are marking the start of another school year. Now is the time for millions of college students around the nation to confirm class chedules, mentally prepare to get back in the grind, and most importantly study! But, back-to-school preparations look a little different for the more than 6 million students taking online degrees. Look at the infographic below as we compare a traditional vs. online students’ checklist of what to pack for college. Continue reading

On Twitter? Best #HigherEd Journalists To Follow

We have compiled a list of the best education (K-12) and higher education journalists and influentials to follow on Twitter. Whether you are a public relations specialist, higher education administrator, traditional college student or even an online college, hese Twitter accounts will provide up-to-the minute news and helpful resources on all things higher education, college, ed tech and beyond. Continue reading

The Future of Higher Education

What is the future of higher education? A recent Pew Internet Study, which surved of 1,021 Internet experts, researchers, observers and users was created to answer important facts about our higher education system in America, and where it is headed. Hybrid learning, ed tech, and online education were cited to proliferate. Will college tuition rise even more? Find out below… [More on online degrees...]

College Spending: Back-to-School Expenditures On The Rise

Our nation’s back-to-school spending is higher than ever. Up an average of $100 per person between 2011 and 2012, the average college student will spend $907.22 on items like technology (computers, smartphones, printers), dorm or housing decor/furniture, textbooks, and back-to-school clothing, cites the National Retail Federation. Continue reading